Here’s the trailer to one of 2015’s uber-flops, Pixels:
aaaaand, here’s the trailer to this year’s Ghostbusters.
I don’t think Sony’s marketing department has actual staff. I think there’s just a piece of software you drag and drop footage into, which then spits out something built to the same formula over and over again: thoughtful music accompanied by text that hints to something epic that has a link to a pivotal moment in history, which is then shattered by “comedy” and CGI.
2016’s Ghostbusters isn’t a sequel, and I just can’t call it a “remake”, because that would be like me saying “hey, I just remade a pizza” after taking a dump. Let’s instead refer to it as a “parody”, because that’s what it is.
The original Ghostbusters wasn’t a comedy. It w